Tobacco jar with lid
Overall: 6 x 5 in. ( 15.2 x 12.7 cm )
scratched: on underside of lid: "36" scratched: on underside of jar: "22" impressed: on underside of jar: "tt/DOULTON/LAMBETH/ENGLAND/1492" painted: on underside of jar: "M"
Barrel-shaped stoneware tobacco jar, slip-cast with molded vignettes of men at leisure (hunting, smoking, drinking, napping, etc.) and brown band around rim; lid has molded floral wreath and pointed finial.
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Gift of Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.